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Fort Collins Police Services Investigate Accidental Shooting

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On July 29, 2013 at approximately 2103hrs, Fort Collins Police Services responded to a report of a shooting at 517 East Trilby Road in Fort Collins. When Officers arrived on scene, they found one male who was the victim of a single gunshot wound.

Daniel Sims a 24 year old resident of Fort Collins was transported by ambulance from the scene with serious injuries.

Donald Hughes, a 28 year old resident of Fort Collins was taken into custody and later booked into Larimer County Jail on suspicion of one count of Second Degree Assault and one count of Prohibited Use of a Weapon.

The firearm involved was a 9mm handgun. At this time it appears the shooting was not intentional.

This incident is under active investigation and no further information is available at this time.

If you have information about this incident please contact Sergeant Paul Wood of Fort Collins Police Services at 970-224-6132.

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